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Bachmann responds to Obama with 'cut government'

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The mood inside the U.S. House chamber during Tuesday night's State of the Union speech was more subdued than in recent years, but after the president delivered his speech U.S. Rep. Michele Bachmann took him head-on.

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"For two years, President Obama made promises just like the ones we heard him make tonight," the Minnesota congresswoman said. "Yet still we have high unemployment, devalued housing prices and the cost of gasoline is skyrocketing."

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Don Davis
Don Davis has been the Forum Communications Minnesota Capitol Bureau chief since 2001, covering state government and politics for two dozen newspapers in the state. Don also blogs at Capital Chatter on Areavoices.
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